The Metropolitan Council’s regional planning project figures to come in for a severe tongue lashing at an event April 22.Read More »
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The proposal includes more than $436 million for projects at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities campuses.
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The Metropolitan Council has approved grants worth $2.5 million to clean up contaminated lands, a move it says will help spur jobs and produce new affordable housing in the metro area.
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Traveling in the House and Senate budget bills are dozens of little-discussed provisions that could become sticking points in final negotiations.
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As the Dayton administration and environmental organizations push Congress to permit the emergency closure of the navigational locks on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, two new government studies have detailed the potential costs of action — and inaction.
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As the House Transportation Policy and Finance Committee creates its omnibus bill, a turf war over transit systems is playing out among suburban and urban legislators.Read More »
The Republican transportation chairs in the state House and Senate plan to charge into the 2012 legislative session with the beginnings of an effort to take away the Metropolitan Council’s traditional role in overseeing transit.Read More »
The numbers contained in a much-anticipated Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission report will require the Minnesota Vikings and Ramsey County to come up with more cash in order to sell their stadium deal at the Legislature. And that fact appears to lend credence to widely circulated reports that a renewed push from Minneapolis interests is in the works.Read More »